Herndon Volunteer Appreciation Night 2015

Last week was National Volunteer Week. Herndon’s annual Mayor’s Volunteer Appreciation Night was held on April 12th. Catch highlights from the evening this week on HCTV Cox channel 23, VerizonFios channel 28 or on HCTV OnDemand through our website.

Thursday, April 23rd @ 9:00 PM    Friday. April 24th @ 6:00 PM
Sunday, April 26th @ 7:50 PM      Monday, April 27th @ 2:20 PM


New Postings on our “Video On Demand”

Watch Eileen Curtis sit down and chat with Evan Hoffmann, Laura Readyoff and Lawrence Walker.  Now on “Circles of Influence” .

And if you missed the Easter Egg Hunt the Town of Herndon, catch it on “Around Our Town”.

April Eat Well Be Happy: Hearty Breakfasts

Eat Well Be Happy

Monday, April 20th @ 9:00 AM
Thursday, April 23rd @ 8:00 AM
Wednesday, April 29th @ 6:30 PM

Debra and Tom cook up a variety of breakfast dishes which are hearty enough to eat for other meals.

  • Grandma Sarah’s flourless cheese blintzes
  • Perfect Oatmeal with a smorgasbord of toppings
  • Coconut buckwheat squash waffles with maple syrup and berries
  • Bananas with peanut butter and berries

Business & Finance Fridays

Service Above Self: Careers in Pest Control

Fridays @ 9:30 AM

In this episode, find out about what it takes to operate your own pest control business. Helpful information about how to protect your home from unwanted pests is also discussed.


Skills to Pay the Bills: Branding on Social Media

Fridays @ 11:00 AM and Wednesdays @ 2:00 PM

Business strategist, Lorette Farries goes into the deep with Pierre Walters about the real purposes of branding your business and how startup businesses can get a handle on Social Media, which can either help you or clog up your time. This is a good one folks, don’t miss it. Send your comments directly to my email, Tia@sagesolutiosgtm.net. Also, take a look at some of our programming on our Tijuana Young YouTube Channel. If you like what you see, please subscribe. We have have some great shows lined up for 2015.


Get a Job Show: Episode 5

Fridays @ 1:00 PM and Wednesdays @ 8:30 AM

Consultant Rick Gillis continues his series to help job seekers with their careers. Guests on this program include Sharon Soldano with MD Anderson Cancer Center and David Bruesehoff from Ernst & Young of Houston. Rick also reads a heartfelt letter from a military veteran to prospective “corporate America” regarding entering the work force.


Language of Business: Made in USA

Fridays @ 2:00 PM and Tuesdays @ 12:30 PM

Is US Manufacturing poised for a comeback? If these businesses are any indication, it may well be. In this episode, Greg speaks with established and up and coming business about items they are producing in the US.

Holocaust Remembrance Day

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Holocaust Stories: Hidden Treasures

5:30 PM & 8:00 PM

Interviews with Holocaust survivors about how they hid cherished family items from the Nazis and recovered them after World War II.


Holocaust Stories: Scattered Seeds

10:30 AM

Interviews with Holocaust survivors who, as children, hid from the Nazis during World War II.


Book Lust with Nancy Pearl: Author David Laskin

11:30 AM and 2:00 PM

Nancy Pearl sits down with David Laskin about his latest book, The Family: Three Journeys Into the Heart of the Twentieth Century.  David Laskin is a well known nonfiction writer and frequent contributor to the N.Y. Times.  Nancy Pearl talks with David about what it was like writing something more personal compared to his other work.

Hauntings & Paranormal Activities in April’s Science & Sci Fi Saturdays

Sci Fi Saturday

NEW SHOW!  Mysterious Midwest: Ghost Rider

Saturdays @ 9:30 PM

Mysterious Midwest is HCTV’s latest addition to its Science & Sci-Fi Saturdays’ line-up. This half-hour docudrama series takes you to destination all across middle America and investigate accounts of paranormal activity.

ON THIS EPISODE – In February 2001, Diane Evert took a picture of her son alone in his new truck. When the photo was developed an image of a woman appeared. Who is this woman? Is this photo even real or fake? On this episode, the Mysterious Midwest team take a trip to visit the Everts and investigate this strange apparition.

Cosmic Café Show: Paranormal Phenomena

Saturdays @ 5:00 PM

Have you been a victim of a Paranormal Possession? Hundreds even thousands of people claim to have had a paranormal possession, something that has disturbed them so greatly they are even afraid to tell their own spouse about it. How does a person get help when they feel they can’t even talk to their own loved ones? Host, Eric Brown, sits down with Dr. June Steiner to get expert advise on how to deal with this difficult situation. Dr. Steiner is the current President of the Organization for Paranormal Understanding and Support (OPUS).

30 Odd Minutes: Your Ghost Encounters

Fridays @ 11:00 PM and Saturdays @ 6:00 PM

In Episode 78, the crew captures first hand accounts of paranormal encounters. The team reaches out to speak with three viewers about their most profound ghost experiences.  Also on this episode catch EVP evidence and recent photos from Oddball Andrew Lake’s latest investigations.

Fast Forward: Contemporary Science Fiction Episode 262 John Scalzi

Saturdays @ 6:30 PM

On this episode of Fast Forward: Contemporary Science Fiction, writer John Scalzi talks about how his writing career developed, and some of the things he’s learned along the way. He also talks about his involvement with SFWA, the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, and why he thinks the organization is important. Also on this episode, Colleen Cahill reviews Whispers Underground book series and Marianne Petrino rates the anime feature Tales of Vesperia: The First Strike.

This Week On HCTV

The latest episode of “Circle Of Influence” features Evan Hoffmann of Next Stop Theatre, Laura Readyoff of The Music Loft and Lawrence Walker of Herndon’s newest organization the Herndon Regional Wind Ensemble.

Circles of Influence airs this month on Tuesdays at 7:30 am, Wednesdays at 3:30 pm,  Sundays at 7:00 pm AND coming soon on our “Video On Demand”!

Songspeak: Cris DuBois

Mondays @ 9:30 PM and Wednesdays @ 2:30 PM

Long time collaborator of Brad Paisley, Cris DuBois, talks about his experience working with top country musicians in Nashville. “We Danced”; “Mud On The Tires”; “Water” and most recently, “Beat This Summer” and “Southern Comfort Zone” are a few examples of the chop charting hits he’s written for Brad Paisley. “19 Somethin” started off as just a song about one decade. Cris DuBois takes you on a journey explaining the evolution of this song as well as others. In addition to Brad Paisley, Cris DuBois has also written hit songs for Sheryl Crow, Blake Shelton, Darius Rucker and Josh Turner. He also provides advice for new songwriters trying to break into the business. He emphasizes the expectations for writing with an experienced performers and the advantages of working with an up and coming artists. You don’t want miss this episode.

Eat Well Be Happy: Grains

Eat Well Be Happy

Thursday, March 19th & April 2nd @ 8:00 AM
Wednesday, March 25th @ 6:30 PM

Take a trip back in time and learn about the different grains that we used before wheat flour became the cooking standard. Debra Stark with Roxanne Bispham explore cooking with split farrow, amaranth, black forbidden rice, teff and buckwheat kasha. Some of these are great alternatives for people with wheat allergies and vegetarians.